Sylvan Esso at OpenAir

September 2, 2014

photo: Sylvan Esso at OpenAir(Photo: CPR / Mark Coulter)One of 2014's biggest breakout acts, Sylvan Esso have been on a rapid upward trajectory since releasing a self-titled debut LP last spring.

The band is a collaboration between Amelia Meath of Mountain Man and Nick Sanborn of Megafaun: the former provides warm, earthy vocals while the latter accommodates with synth soundscapes. Together they craft sharp, bouncy electro-pop that proves to be more than the sum of its parts.

We welcomed Sylvan Esso into the CPR Performance Studio last month in between two sold out performances at Denver's Hi-Dive. In addition to performing three tunes from their debut album, including "Coffee," the duo chatted with Scott Carney about their newfound fame, entertaining each other with "terrible" jokes and puns, and their upcoming headlining European tour.

Stream the session above.

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